The news of late is saturated with disasters of all sizes, types and location. A constant throughout all of this chaos has been the extraordinary role that neighborhoods have played in caring for each other. While helping people during times of stress is a universal mission of most community organizations, the capacity to do so in a rapid and effective manner requires agencies to make smart and sustained investments in both their internal systems and in relationships with the surrounding community.
The Neighborhood Support Center program offers organizations of all sizes a roadmap to guide their institution’s efforts in increasing their ability to meet the needs of their staff and clients as well as those of the residents, especially the vulnerable, that reside in close proximity.
The Neighborhood Support Center will:
Summary: The Neighborhood Support Center Program empowers community serving institutions to play a crucial role in advancing the resilience of their surrounding neighborhood while at the same time ensuring their ability to meet their existing commitments to their staff and clients.